December 26, 2012 At Christmastime, it's long been the fashion for sports columnists to write an annual column about what various people in sports want to find under their tree. Let's celebrate some of the peace and goodwill we'd like to find in sport in the year ahead.
December 20, 2012 The Trail Blazers chose Kentucky center Sam Bowie with the second pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Then the Chicago Bulls took Michael Jordan. Bowie's tenure in Portland was marred by leg injuries; Jordan became a legend. ESPN recounts it all in a documentary about Bowie on Thursday night.
December 12, 2012 Would you ride a bike while wearing a helmet made of cardboard? What if its design was inspired by nature — specifically, a woodpecker? You'll have a chance to do just that next year — meaning you could outfit yourself in a full-cardboard biking kit, if you also go for the $20 cardboard bicycle we wrote about in October.